DC Councilmember David Grosso and Maryland delegate David Moon want DC, Maryland, and Virginia to sign a pact agreeing not to use any public funds to bankroll a possible new football stadium. They say sports stadiums rarely give a good return on investment. (Martin Austermuhle / WAMU)
A switch problem on the Blue/Orange/Silver Lines and a power issue on the Red Line made for a rough commute on Monday morning. Some passengers were delayed as much as an hour. (Christina Sturdivant / DCist)
Trump has already announced a federal hiring freeze, and he also wants to shrink the federal workforce. Given that 11.4% of our region's jobs are with the federal government, we're likely to feel it when the administration starts making cuts. (Craig M. Douglas and Drew Hansen / WBJ)
The new GOP-controlled Congress is looking to take a more active role in shaping the District's laws, including those about abortion and gun control. Residents are not having it, and a new organization is looking to connect like-minded advocacy groups. (Rachel Kurzius / DCist)
One of the National Zoo's giant pandas, Bao Bao, is heading to China on February 27. The four-year-old panda will participate in a captive breeding program when she reaches sexual maturity in a year or so. (Michael E. Ruane / Post)
There is a tendency to focus on the individual experience when considering the wage gap between black, Latino, and white people. However, that ignores the fact that a lot of social policy is designed to disenfranchise people of color. (Rachel Dovey / NextCity)
For many cities, public urination is a costly and annoying problem. Paris is trying something new: public urinals that use hay that becomes a rich fertilizer when mixed with urine. The urinals are installed in flower boxes. (Mark Wilson / co.Design)
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